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PanelView Downloading Using RS Linx Drivers  <ul><li>To access RSLinx: click the  Start  button, click  Programs , click  ...
PanelView RS Linx  <ul><li>Clicking the device driver in the RSWho active screen will display the active equipment. If you...
PanelView  RS Linx <ul><li>To configure a driver. Click Communications. Add New Find the driver in this case RS 232 DF1, c...
PanelView RS Linx  <ul><li>The above shows a AB1200 successfully connected. Before trying to do any downloads ensure that ...
PanelView Validating  <ul><li>To download a PanelView application, click FILE, Download. If your application has no error,...
PanelView Downloading  <ul><li>The PanelBuilder32 program will automatically open RS Linx. Click on the driver you have al...
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Downloading The Panel View

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When we decided to go woth Panel View training software, we never used this powerpoint. so here it is for you to view. You can get PanelView training software at our site. See RSView32 HMI Training Software CD details at http://www.bin95.com/RSView32_HMI.htm

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  • PLC Training by Business Industrial Network 08/30/05 www.bin95.com Using RSLinx drivers To transfer applications over a network or between two different communication networks, you must configure the appropriate RSLinx driver on your computer. RSLinx is installed as a part of the PanelBuilder32 installation. To access RSLinx: . click the Start button, click Programs , click Rockwell Software , click RSLinx submenu and select RSLinx . . or in PanelBuilder32, click File&gt;Workstation Setup . For details on how to configure an RSLinx driver, refer to the RSLinx online documentation. In general, you configure a driver by selecting C ommunications&gt;Configure Drivers in RSLinx or from the WinPFT dialogs.
  • PLC Training by Business Industrial Network 08/30/05 www.bin95.com Using RSLinx drivers To transfer applications over a network or between two different communication networks, you must configure the appropriate RSLinx driver on your computer. RSLinx is installed as a part of the PanelBuilder32 installation. To access RSLinx: . click the Start button, click Programs , click Rockwell Software , click RSLinx submenu and select RSLinx . . or in PanelBuilder32, click File&gt;Workstation Setup . For details on how to configure an RSLinx driver, refer to the RSLinx online documentation. In general, you configure a driver by selecting C ommunications&gt;Configure Drivers in RSLinx or from the WinPFT dialogs.
  • PLC Training by Business Industrial Network 08/30/05 www.bin95.com Using RSLinx drivers To transfer applications over a network or between two different communication networks, you must configure the appropriate RSLinx driver on your computer. RSLinx is installed as a part of the PanelBuilder32 installation. To access RSLinx: . click the Start button, click Programs , click Rockwell Software , click RSLinx submenu and select RSLinx . . or in PanelBuilder32, click File&gt;Workstation Setup . For details on how to configure an RSLinx driver, refer to the RSLinx online documentation. In general, you configure a driver by selecting C ommunications&gt;Configure Drivers in RSLinx or from the WinPFT dialogs.
  • PLC Training by Business Industrial Network 08/30/05 www.bin95.com
  • PLC Training by Business Industrial Network 08/30/05 www.bin95.com An application is automatically validated or checked for errors when downloaded to a terminal. You can also validate an application by selecting the Validate All or Validate Changes command from the Application menu. If errors or warnings occur during validation, the Exceptions window opens. You must correct errors; warnings are optional. Warnings do not affect the integrity of the application When the Exceptions window opens, the Exceptions menu is available. This menu has commands that operate on errors/warnings in the window or on the window itself. Simply select an error or warning and then select a command from the Exceptions menu (or right-click and select a command from the shortcut menu). The Exceptions menu remains active until the Exceptions window is closed from the View menu or by clicking the X in the corner of the window. Select: To: GoTo: Navigate to the source of the selected error. Details: Display help for the selected error. Suppress Selected Warning Suppress: the selected warning message from displaying in the Exceptions window. Suppress Warnings Suppress messages: for specific warning codes from appearing in the Exceptions window. You cannot suppress error messages. Print: All Prints all errors and warnings in the Exceptions window. Allow Docking Dock the Exceptions window at a window edge or float the window like any other window.
  • PLC Training by Business Industrial Network 08/30/05 www.bin95.com While the download or upload is in progress, the PanelView terminal also shows the status of the transfer. Panelview Communication Quick Help Communication through the RS-232 Port. CABLING: Cable needed is a db9 female to db9 female straight through cable. This cable needs to be connected from the serial port on your laptop to the RS-232 port on the Panelview. RSLINX CONFIGURATION: From the RSLINX pulldown menu, first select Configure Drivers from the Communications menu. From this screen you need to choose the RS232 DF1 Devices . It will prompt you for a few items. For COM Port choose whatever your serial port is set up as, usually COM1 . For Device Type choose SLC-CH0 . For Baud Rate choose 19200 . For Parity choose None . For Stop Bits choose 1 . For Station Number choose something not used on the PV. 0 for instance. For Error Checking choose CRC . For Protocol choose Full Duplex . Close the configure drivers menu after you are finished. Next choose Configure Client Applications from the Communications menu. On the Interchange Port Mapping Tab pull down from 1KT:0 and choose AB_DF1-1 . Click OK. To check to see if communication is working click on the AB_DF1-1 icon on the left. You should see a graphical display that shows your station and the PV550. DOWNLOADING: There is only one program that can download your application to the Panelview. It is called Application File Transfer Utility . This program can either be run separately (found in the ABPBWIN directory called WINPFT32.EXE) or be automatically launched from the Panelbuilder software download option. In either case, RSLINX should launch automatically when it needs to. A window will pop up in WINPFT and ask you to choose where to download to and what communication driver to use. Choose Operator terminal and click OK and that should be all there is to it. RSLINX should be selected in the driver section. Communication through the DH485 Port. CABLING: Cable needed is a normal DH485 cable with an RJ45 connector on one end. This cable needs to be connected from either the PCMK or KT card on your laptop to the DH485 port on the Panelview. Important!!! For this procedure to work, the Panelview DH485 port must be powered. (i.e. connected to a PLC with that funky cable) RSLINX CONFIGURATION: From the RSLINX pulldown menu, first select Configure Drivers from the Communications menu. From this screen you need to choose the 1784KT/PCMK drivers. . It will prompt you for a few items. For Device Type choose PCMK or KT . For Network choose DH485. The rest of the settings should be OK. Close the configure drivers menu after you are finished. Next choose Configure Client Applications from the Communications menu. On the Interchange Port Mapping Tab pull down from 1KT:0 and choose AB_KT1 . Click OK. To check to see if communication is working click on the AB_KT1 icon on the left. You should see a graphical display that shows your station and the PV550. DOWNLOADING: There is only one program that can download your application to the Panelview. It is called Application File Transfer Utility . This program can either be run separately (found in the ABPBWIN directory called WINPFT32.EXE) or be automatically launched from the Panelbuilder software download option. In either case, RSLINX should launch automatically when it needs to. A window will pop up in WINPFT and ask you to choose where to download to and what communication driver to use. Choose Operator terminal and click OK and that should be all there is to it. RSLINX should be selected in the driver section. Communication over the DH+. CABLING: Your computer me be connected anywhere along the DH+. Probably plugged into a processor via your pcmk card. RSLINX CONFIGURATION: From the RSLINX pulldown menu, first select Configure Drivers from the Communications menu. From this screen you need to choose the 1784KT/PCMK drivers. . It will prompt you for a few items. For Device Type choose PCMK or KT . For Network choose DH+. The rest of the settings should be OK. Close the configure drivers menu after you are finished. Next choose Configure Client Applications from the Communications menu. On the Interchange Port Mapping Tab pull down from 1KT:0 and choose AB_KT1 . Click OK. To check to see if communication is working click on the AB_KT1 icon on the left. You should see a graphical display that shows your station and the PV550 and anything else on the DH+. DOWNLOADING: There is only one program that can download your application to the Panelview. It is called Application File Transfer Utility . This program can either be run separately (found in the ABPBWIN directory called WINPFT32.EXE) or be automatically launched from the Panelbuilder software download option. In either case, RSLINX should launch automatically when it needs to. A window will pop up in WINPFT and ask you to choose where to download to and what communication driver to use. Choose Operator terminal and click OK and that should be all there is to it. RSLINX should be selected in the driver section.
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  • Transcript of "Downloading The Panel View"

    1. 1. PanelView Downloading Using RS Linx Drivers <ul><li>To access RSLinx: click the Start button, click Programs , click Rockwell Software , click RSLinx submenu and select RSLinx . . or in PanelBuilder32, click File>Workstation Setup . </li></ul>
    2. 2. PanelView RS Linx <ul><li>Clicking the device driver in the RSWho active screen will display the active equipment. If you have red X’s through the devices this means that the PC cannot see the device. Check your cables, ensure power is on the devices. The most stable RS232 driver is the DF1 driver, the AB PIC driver is not stable and is hard to get to work. </li></ul>
    3. 3. PanelView RS Linx <ul><li>To configure a driver. Click Communications. Add New Find the driver in this case RS 232 DF1, click on it. Then simply click on AUTO-CONFIGURE. </li></ul>
    4. 4. PanelView RS Linx <ul><li>The above shows a AB1200 successfully connected. Before trying to do any downloads ensure that RS Linx can see the device. This is the most difficult part of any project, establishing communications. </li></ul>
    5. 5. PanelView Validating <ul><li>To download a PanelView application, click FILE, Download. If your application has no error, and only warnings click Yes. It is common to have text boxes overlap etc… Not to worry. </li></ul>
    6. 6. PanelView Downloading <ul><li>The PanelBuilder32 program will automatically open RS Linx. Click on the driver you have already established. Once you see the actual PanelView screen, with no red X. Click OK. </li></ul>
    7. 7. Monitoring the progress of a download or upload Monitoring the progress of a download or upload When downloading and uploading applications, a dialog opens so that you can monitor the progress of the transfer. Download Tasks area monitors each step performed during the transfer and shows the current task. Status area shows any errors that occur during the transfer. You can double-click on any error to get help. Progress bar shows the progress of the transfer in terms of percentage complete.
    8. 8. Business Industrial Network provides PLC Training, Ebooks and training CDs for maintenance and engineering. Return to: Main Table of Contents Q & A Question and Answer…… More Help: Downloading a Panelview More Help: Downloading an AB PLC

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